Nicholas Holliday

  • Senior Video Producer
  • Cleveland, OH

I have created high impact designs with award winning work for more than 8 years and know what it takes to lead a team to success

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Nicholas Holliday is a Senior Video Producer for Progressive– located in Cleveland, OH. He received his Bachelor of Science in Visual Effects and Motion Graphics from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh in 2009. Since 2009, Nicholas has been working in various settings to build his talent in the video industry. He worked as a Motion Graphics Designer at Distinct Advertising and Mediasource. He received a Bronze Telly Award for Rivers Casino for best editing and motion graphics. His passion grew for the industry and he expanded his talents as an Editor and Videographer for Abercrombie & Fitch in early 2012. While there, he worked with four distinctive brands including Abercrombie & Fitch, Abercrombie Kids, Hollister and Gilly Hicks. While working for these brands, he produced and edited many high-impact videos that generated more than 60 million views and grew customer engagement, all while collaborating with senior leadership to implement successful brand campaigns. Nicholas expanded his career even further when he accepted the job of Video Production Supervisor with Cabela’s in late 2013. Since 2013, Nicholas has grown the video department with award-winning brand campaigns by producing, directing and editing highly prolific pieces including Luke Bryan’s clothing line, 32 Bridge. He managed a team of four creative editors, operated multiple budgets and built talent within the Cabela’s organization. One can define storytelling as the art of conveying events through words and images and Nicholas’ passion for this shines through in his work.

Experience

Video Producer III at Progressive Insurance

2015 – Present Cleveland, OH

  • Directs studio and location shoots; off-line and on-line edit sessions, audio recording, editing and mixing sessions, video effects (e.g. titling, graphics, animation) and other production sessions as required.
  • Develops comprehensive creative solutions geared for multi-media, rich-media productions, events and broadcasts. Builds creative storyboards for client review. Effectively present high level concepts and creative to clients. Leads internal/external resources through cycles of concept creation, development, review, and modification to ensure the client’s objectives are achieved.
  • Works with clients to define the objectives, scope, overall budget and scheduling requirements for the production. Manages input and feedback from client, legal and other project stakeholders.
  • Coordinates and manages creative and production services

Video Production Manager at Cabela’s

2013 – 2015 Sidney, NE

  • Utilize, maintain and oversee internal video production budget worth over 500K & run retail Digital Signage.

  • Manage and mentor 5 direct reports on a daily basis. Work and build talent within the department.

  • Edit or act as creative lead on all top priority jobs and responsible for approval of internal video productions.

  • Manage workflow and scheduling for the internal video department. Assign and review work.

  • Act as project leader for the team. Final decision on approval of external projects.

  • Applies clear, consistent standards, produces projects across the organization.

Social Media Videographer at Abercrombie & Fitch

2012 – 2013 New Albany, OH

  • Manage video team, direct models and supervise Pre-Production through Post-Production.

  • Responsible for producing and editing SoCal Stylist videos that engage more than four million club members monthly in Club Cali.

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams and senior leadership to execute videos for recruiting, store operations and marketing.

Motion Designer / Editor at Mediasource

2011 – 2013 Columbus, OH

  • Work collaboratively with design manager, producers, assistant editors to create innovative, compelling creative.

  • Conceptualize and create high-end, and stimulating creative content for all clients.

  • Design logos and other identity pieces for various products and teams around the company.

Education

Bachelors of Science at The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

2006 – 2009 Pittsburgh, PA

Awards

Silver in Promotional / Branding for The Story Of 32 Bridge, Telly Awards

Bronze in Promotional / Branding for Instinct, Telly Awards

Brand Excellence Award, Cabela's Brand Marketing

First Place Overall Video, Siemens Urban Video Contest

Bronze in Motion Graphics and Editing, Telly Awards

Best In Show, The Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts Of America

Exhibitions

Kick The Dust Up Tour 32 Bridge Promotional Video

Sports Authority Field

Clients

Embrace Pet Insurance, Cabelas, Avitae Water, Melt Hot Fitness, ZuM, Endeavor media, Driver Side Impact, Rivers Casino, SpringBOK Training, Defn, Benchmark Prep, Phenomenon, Songwhale, Cabelas, Abercrombie & Fitch, Mediasource, Distinct Advertising

Specialties

VideoLightingCreative StorytellingCinema 4DSony Cinema CamerasAfter EffectsAdobe PremierePhotoshopArt DirectionGraphic DesignScriptsDirectorPhotography

Skills

AnimationMotion GraphicsDirectingStoryboardsLightingProducingEditingPre ProductionCinematographyCameras4KColor GradingPost Production Management